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NO Medical and Dental College Can Admit Students Against Admission Policy 2016 PM&DC


Central Induction Policy will be Implemented from 2017

Medical and dental college are not allowed to violate PMDC rules
Islamabad 14th November 2016:The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council in the
larger interest of parents, students, institutions and universities, has directed that
admissions in MBBS and BDS courses in public and private sector institutions of
Pakistan and abroad shall be governed by Admission Regulations 2016, vide
S.R.O. I003 (I) 2016 dated 27th October, 2016 (admissions, house job and
internship regulations 2016) which are available on PM&DC website
i.e The Council in its recent meeting unanimously decided that
no medical and dental college can work in violation with the law and PM&DC
shall not tolerate any violation of the rules and regulations and set criteria of
President PM&DC Prof.Dr.Shabir Lehri in a statement told that the Council in its
156th session showed serious concerns over admitting students in medical and
dental colleges prior to the time frame PM&DC has imposed on them. He said that
it was discussed that majority of private medical and dental colleges have
advertised in the newspapers and admitted students before 31st October and before
completion f admission process of public medical and dental colleges in violation
of rules.
He added that on repeated requests for fee hike of private medical and dental
colleges up to 13 lacs, PM&DC council after several meetings with PAMI sent
recommendation to the Ministry of Health NHRS&C for fee increase of 8 lacs in
private medical and dental colleges but the council after taking notice of the private
medical colleges decided to cancel the recommendations of fee hike. Now as per
admission policy 2016 the fee of medical dental college shall be 642000/- only.
He said that PM&DC has always tried to safe guard the interest of all the public
and private institutions but any institution who violates the rules and criteria of
PM&DC shall be dealt with strict penal action.
President PM&DC further emphysied that PM&DC is the supreme regulatory
body for the medical and dental education, any advertisement published from any
unauthorized group or individual shall be ignored. All students, their parents and
institutions are advised to strictly follow the centralized provincial/regional
admission/entry test policy described in above S.R.O and all the other decisions
done by the PM&DC.
He cautioned that any admission taken or granted against these regulations shall be
considered as violation of PM&DC rules and shall not be registered by affiliating
university and PM&DC. The violating institution shall be penalised under the
Ordinance I962.1t is also pertinent to mention that the tuition fee shall be the same
as mentioned in these regulations.

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